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You Couldn't Ignore Me If You Tried
You Couldn't Ignore Me If You Tried
Written by Susannah Gora
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ISBN: 9780307716606
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You Couldn't Ignore Me If You Tried
The Brat Pack, John Hughes, and Their Impact on a Generation
Written by Susannah Gora


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
On Sale: February 22, 2011
Price: $16.00

You can quote lines from Sixteen Candles (“Last night at the dancemy little brother paid a buck to see your underwear”), your iPod playlist includes more than one song by the Psychedelic Furs and Simple Minds, you watch The Breakfast Club every time it comes on cable, and you still wish... Read more >
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Great Movie Lines
Great Movie Lines
Written by Dale Thomajan
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ISBN: 9780307783998
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Great Movie Lines

Written by Dale Thomajan


Format: eBook, 229 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2011
Price: $2.99

"You must remember this . . ."
A kiss is just a kiss, but famous movie lines last forever, and many have become permanently part of American culture. For silver-screen fanatics and current blockbuster buffs, GREAT MOVIE LINES collects and strings together the best of them into the longest and most famous... Read more >
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Radio Shangri-La
Radio Shangri-La
Written by Lisa Napoli
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ISBN: 9780307453044
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Radio Shangri-La
What I Discovered on my Accidental Journey to the Happiest Kingdom on Earth
Written by Lisa Napoli


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $13.99

Lisa Napoli was in the grip of a crisis, dissatisfied with her life and her work as a radio journalist. When a chance encounter with a handsome stranger presented her with an opportunity to move halfway around the world, Lisa left behind cosmopolitan Los Angeles for a new adventure in the... Read more >
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Radio Shangri-La
Radio Shangri-La
Written by Lisa Napoli, Read by Lisa Napoli
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ISBN: 9780307879912
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Radio Shangri-La
What I Discovered on my Accidental Journey to the Happiest Kingdom on Earth
Written by Lisa Napoli
Read by Lisa Napoli


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On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $17.50

Lisa Napoli was in the grip of a crisis, dissatisfied with her life and her work as a radio journalist. When a chance encounter with a handsome stranger presented her with an opportunity to move halfway around the world, Lisa left behind cosmopolitan Los Angeles for a new adventure in the... Read more >
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Tough Without a Gun
Tough Without a Gun
Written by Stefan Kanfer
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ISBN: 9780307271006
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Tough Without a Gun
The Life and Extraordinary Afterlife of Humphrey Bogart
Written by Stefan Kanfer


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $26.95

Humphrey Bogart: it’s hard to think of anyone who’s had the same lasting impact on the culture of movies. Though he died at the young age of fifty-seven more than half a century ago, his influence among actors and filmmakers, and his enduring appeal for film lovers around the world, remains... Read more >
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Tough Without a Gun
Tough Without a Gun
Written by Stefan Kanfer
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ISBN: 9780307595317
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Tough Without a Gun

Written by Stefan Kanfer


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2011
Price: $11.99

Humphrey Bogart: it’s hard to think of anyone who’s had the same lasting impact on the culture of movies. Though he died at the young age of fifty-seven more than half a century ago, his influence among actors and filmmakers, and his enduring appeal for film lovers around the world, remains... Read more >
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The World in an Orange
Creating Theatre with Barney Simon
Written by Irene Stephanou and Leila Henriques
Edited by Lionel Abrahams and Jane Fox


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $50.00

Barney Simon (1932–1995) was the legendary artistic director, writer, and co-creator ofthe Market Theatre in Johannesburg, one of the most influential and distinguished theatres in South Africa and the world. He workshopped, wrote, and directed unforgettable and pertinent plays in his quest to "hold a mirror up high to society." These... Read more >
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Givin' It Their All
Givin' It Their All
Written by Sherri Rifkin
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ISBN: 9780307775689
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Givin' It Their All
The Backstreet Boys' Rise to the Top
Written by Sherri Rifkin


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 29, 2010
Price: $11.99

OUT OF THE BACKSTREETS
INTO THE SPOTLIGHT

There's just no stopping these funky five from Florida. One of the hottest music groups around, the Backstreet Boys (BSB) launched themselves to superstardom in an amazingly short time, topping the charts and winning awards all over the world. Everyone's heard the smooth harmonies and jamming... Read more >
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Peter Bogdanovich's Movie of the Week
Peter Bogdanovich's Movie of the Week
Written by Peter Bogdanovich
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ISBN: 9780307757678
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Peter Bogdanovich's Movie of the Week

Written by Peter Bogdanovich


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: December 22, 2010
Price: $2.99

A FRONT-ROW SEAT TO A YEAR'S WORTH OF MUST-SEE FILMS

Director, producer, screenwriter, author, actor, and film critic, Peter Bogdanovich knows movies. Now, in this unique new book, he shares his passion with a connoisseur's insight and delight by inviting the reader to join him for a year at the movies--fifty-two weeks... Read more >
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Who the Hell's in It
Who the Hell's in It
Written by Peter Bogdanovich
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ISBN: 9780307757838
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Who the Hell's in It
Conversations with Hollywood's Legendary Actors
Written by Peter Bogdanovich


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: December 22, 2010
Price: $13.99

Peter Bogdanovich, known primarily as a director, film historian and critic, has been working with professional actors all his life. He started out as an actor (he debuted on the stage in his sixth-grade production of Finian’s Rainbow); he watched actors work (he went to the theater every week from the... Read more >
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The Art of the Moving Picture
The Art of the Moving Picture
Written by Vachel Lindsay, Afterword by Kent Jones, Introduction by Stanley Kauffmann
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ISBN: 9780307769657
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The Art of the Moving Picture

Written by Vachel Lindsay
Afterword by Kent Jones
Introduction by Stanley Kauffmann


Format: eBook
On Sale: December 15, 2010
Price: $11.99

"In the field of film aesthetics, it is the first important American work, still important--The Art of the Moving Picture is astonishing."
--Stanley Kauffmann

Written in 1915, The Art of the Moving Picture by poet Vachel Lindsay is the first book to treat movies as art. Lindsay writes a brilliant analysis of the... Read more >
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The Art of Plotting
The Art of Plotting
Written by Linda J. Cowgill
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ISBN: 9780307875136
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The Art of Plotting
Add Emotion, Suspense, and Depth to your Screenplay
Written by Linda J. Cowgill


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: December 8, 2010
Price: $15.99

The complete, clear guide to creating compelling plots for film
-Integrate plot, characterization, and exposition to make stories real
- Examples from new and classic movies examine great plots in action

Plot must be as much about the emotions of the characters as it is about the events of the story.

That’s the message... Read more >
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"Have You Seen . . . ?"
"Have You Seen . . . ?"
Written by David Thomson
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ISBN: 9780375711343
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"Have You Seen . . . ?"
A Personal Introduction to 1,000 Films
Written by David Thomson


Format: Trade Paperback, 1024 pages
On Sale: December 7, 2010
Price: $29.95

More than one thousand pages in the voice of our most provocative contemporary film critic and historian—a generous history of film and an enticing critical appraisal written with as much humor and passion as historical knowledge.

Juxtaposing the fanciful and the fabulous, the old favorites and the forgotten, this sweeping collection presents... Read more >
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Robert Altman
Robert Altman
Written by Mitchell Zuckoff
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ISBN: 9780307387912
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Robert Altman
The Oral Biography
Written by Mitchell Zuckoff


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
On Sale: December 7, 2010
Price: $18.00

Robert Altman—visionary director, hard-partying hedonist, eccentric family man, Hollywood legend—comes roaring to life in this rollicking oral biography.  After an all-American boyhood in Kansas City, a stint flying bombers in World War II, and jobs ranging from dog tattoo entrepreneur to television director, Robert Altman burst onto the scene in 1970...

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The Back Stage Guide to Stage Management, 3rd Edition
The Back Stage Guide to Stage Management, 3rd Edition
Written by Thomas A. Kelly
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ISBN: 9780307875068
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The Back Stage Guide to Stage Management, 3rd Edition
Traditional and New Methods for Running a Show from First Rehearsal to Last Performance
Written by Thomas A. Kelly


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: November 24, 2010
Price: $14.99

The Most Widely Used Manual For Aspiring And Veteran Stage Managers - Now Revised and Expanded


The next best thing to shadowing a Broadway stage manager, this detailed, behind-the-scenes book as been brought completely up to date. First published in 1991, it is widely used and has been lauded as the most... Read more >
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Acting as a Business
Acting as a Business
Written by Brian O'Neil
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ISBN: 9780307772671
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Acting as a Business
Strategies for Success
Written by Brian O'Neil


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2010
Price: $13.99

An essential handbook for actors–a modern classic–in a newly updated edition.

Since its original publication, Acting as a Business has earned a reputation as an indispensable tool for working and aspiring actors. Avoiding the usual advice about persistence and luck, Brian O’Neil provides clear-cut guidelines that will give actors a solid knowledge... Read more >
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An Empire of Their Own
An Empire of Their Own
Written by Neal Gabler
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ISBN: 9780307773715
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An Empire of Their Own
How the Jews Invented Hollywood
Written by Neal Gabler


Format: eBook, 512 pages
On Sale: November 17, 2010
Price: $14.99

Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Award for history, this "wonderful history of the golden age of the movie moguls" (Chicago Tribune ) is a provocative, original, and richly entertaining group biography of the Jewish immigrants who were the moving forces behind the creation of America's motion picture industry.


From the... Read more >
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Leo Fuchs
Leo Fuchs
Text by Leo Fuchs, Afterword by Bruce Weber, Introduction by Alexandre Fuchs
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576875582
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Leo Fuchs
Special Photographer from the Golden Age of Hollywood
Text by Leo Fuchs
Afterword by Bruce Weber
Introduction by Alexandre Fuchs


Format: Hardcover, 240 pages
On Sale: November 16, 2010
Price: $65.00

Leo Fuchs is a Hollywood veteran who spent over 40 years shooting some of the most moving and memorable images ever made of 50s and 60s film icons. Fuchs’ introduction to moviemaking came as one of the world’s leading “special photographers” on movie sets in Europe and North America. Starting as a freelance magazine photographer, he... Read more >
Apollo's Angels
Apollo's Angels
Written by Jennifer Homans
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ISBN: 9780679603900
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Apollo's Angels
A History of Ballet
Written by Jennifer Homans


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $16.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

For more than four hundred years, the art of ballet has stood at the center of Western civilization. Its traditions serve as a record of our past. Lavishly illustrated and beautifully told, Apollo’s Angels—the first cultural history of ballet ever written—is a groundbreaking work. From ballet’s origins in the Renaissance and...

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Free for All
Free for All
Written by Kenneth Turan and Joseph Papp
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ISBN: 9780767931694
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Free for All
Joe Papp, The Public, and the Greatest Theater Story Every Told
Written by Kenneth Turan and Joseph Papp


Format: Trade Paperback, 642 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $19.95

Free for All is an irresistible behind-the-scenes look at one of America’s most beloved and important cultural institutions.

Under the inspired leadership of founder Joseph Papp, the Public Theater and the New York Shakespeare Festival brought revolutionary performances to the public for decades. This compulsively readable history of those years—much of it...

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Must You Go?
Must You Go?
Written by Antonia Fraser
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ISBN: 9780385532501
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Must You Go?
My Life with Harold Pinter
Written by Antonia Fraser


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $28.95

A moving testament to one of the literary world's most celebrated marriages: that of the greatest playwright of our age, Harold Pinter, and the beautiful and famous prize-winning biographer Antonia Fraser.

In this exquisite memoir, Antonia Fraser recounts the life she shared with the internationally renowned dramatist. In essence, it is... Read more >
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Must You Go?
Must You Go?
Written by Antonia Fraser
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ISBN: 9780385532518
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Must You Go?
My Life with Harold Pinter
Written by Antonia Fraser


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $13.99

A moving testament to one of the literary world's most celebrated marriages: that of the greatest playwright of our age, Harold Pinter, and the beautiful and famous prize-winning biographer Antonia Fraser.

In this exquisite memoir, Antonia Fraser recounts the life she shared with the internationally renowned dramatist. In essence, it is... Read more >
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The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
Written by David Thomson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307271747
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The New Biographical Dictionary of Film
Fifth Edition, Completely Updated and Expanded
Written by David Thomson


Format: Hardcover, 1088 pages
On Sale: October 26, 2010
Price: $45.00

David Thomson’s New Biographical Dictionary of Film topped Sight & Sound magazine’s 2010 poll of international critics and writers as the best film book of all time.

Now in its fifth edition, updated, and with more than 130 new entries—from Judd Apatow to Lena Horne—the classic, beloved film book is better than... Read more >
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Dance While You Can
Dance While You Can
Written by Shirley Maclaine
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ISBN: 9780307765086
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Dance While You Can

Written by Shirley Maclaine


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2010
Price: $7.99

In a candid memoir, the Academy Award-winning actress reminisces about her forty years in Hollywood, her acting craft, her recovery from personal and professional crises, and her feelings about herself. Read more >
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Writing Short Films
Writing Short Films
Written by Linda J. Cowgill
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307875143
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Writing Short Films
Structure and Content for Screenwriters
Written by Linda J. Cowgill


Format: eBook, 275 pages
On Sale: October 20, 2010
Price: $16.99

This new edition has been completely updated and revised along with the addition of several new chapters. Currently, this title remains the best selling university text book on writing short film screenplays. Read more >
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